JAPAN SKI, SNOWBOARD & OUTDOOR CLUB

Tsugaike Kogen Snow Festival & Cortina

Tsugaike Kogen Snow Festival & Cortina

2017 Feb 24 ~ 26 (Weekend) @ Tsugaike Kogen, Otari, Nagano

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This Trip Features:

* Fireworks and night ski/snowboard fire show
* Two resorts: Tsugaike and Cortina
* Free ski and snowboard lessons
* Outdoor Onsens

Weekend getaway to ski/snowboard at two resorts famous for their deep powder and to check out the Tsugaike Snow Fest! Two big & varied resorts, free lessons, fireworks, fire ski show, hot springs and more!

The Tsugaike Snow Festival is held once a year and features the largest fireworks display in all of the Hakuba Valley. There is also a fire ski show and pro-skiier, boarder fire jump show. This is a fun apres. ski event thats definitely worth checking out!

Tsugaike Kogen Ski Resort is a large scale resort with slopes for all levels. The lower areas are incredibly wide and spacious making this the perfect place for learning to ski/board without having to worry about getting in the way of other skiiers. The resort also features a super long gondola, two hit park areas, a hike up back country area and more. Cortina is a favourite among Hakuba locals, as it receives the most snowfall of the Hakuba resorts and consistently sports the best powder snow in the region. Cortina has loads of specially sectioned off back country and tree run areas that are great fun for the more adventurous skier/boarder. The lower slopes are wide open and perfect for beginners. Theres also a great build your own pizza restaurant at the base!

MAX SPACES: 45 SPACES LEFT: 37

THE PLAN

2017 Feb 24 (Friday)

19:30 ~ 00:00 Meet in Shinjuku. All aboard the TSC Bus! Watch movies, chat with old and new friends, and get excited! Stop to stretch and grab snacks along the way. Arrive in Otari. Check-in to the hotel and get some sleep.

2017 Feb 25 (Saturday)

7:00 Breakfast in the hotel restaurant 8:00 ~ 16:00 Skiing/Snowboarding at Tsugaike Kogen 16:00 ~ 17:30 Soak in the local outdoor onsen. Relax with a cold drink 17:30 ~ 18:30 Dinner in the hotel restaurant 18:30 ~ Fireworks, fire ski jump show and more at the snow festival!

2017 Feb 26 (Sunday)

7:00 Breakfast in the hotel restaurant 8:00 ~ 16:00 Skiing/Snowboarding at Cortina OR Tsugaike Kogen OR Onsen and sightseeing/relaxing 16:00 ~ 20:30 Board the bus and return to Shinjuku

PRICE INCLUDES:

Two nights accomodation - only a min walk from the main gondola Round Trip Private Bus from Tokyo to Otari, Nagano Dinner on Saturday night Ski OR Snowboard lessons for beginners Breakfast on both Saturday and Sunday Mornings One lift pass for use at all areas of Tsugaike Kogen Ski Resort Insurance Trip Leaders 8% consumption tax
Total Cost : 28900 yen
MAX SPACES: 45 SPACES LEFT: 37

RENTALS:

Rental Skis, Poles, Boots Set (+2000yen per day)
Rental Snowboard, Bindings, Boots Set (+2000yen per day)
Rental Snow Jacket and Pants Set (+2000yen per day)
Rental Snow Goggles (+500yen per day)
Rental Snow Gloves (+500yen per day)

OPTIONS:

Free beginner ski and snowboard lessons (9:30am Saturday) Limited private, twin rooms available (+2000yen per person) Extra lift pass for Cortina on Sunday from 3500 per person payable directly on the day
MAX SPACES: 45 SPACES LEFT: 37
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